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Elephants are considered to be adults at about 18 years of age, and live to approximately 70 years, much the same as humans. Both males and females begin mating in order to reproduce when they are 20 years old. They will continue to mate and give birth until they are about Elephant, (family Elephantidae), largest living land animal, characterized by its long trunk (elongated upper lip and nose), columnar legs, and huge head with temporal glands and wide, flat ears. Elephants are grayish to brown in colour, and their body hair is sparse and coarse.

Sep 10,  · Elephants are matriarchal, meaning they live in female-led groups. The matriarch is usually the biggest and oldest. She presides over a multi-generational herd that includes other females, called Author: Watch: Elephants The Adult Stage: Elephants are considered adult starting at around 18 years of age. According to science a male is considered independent when he spends less than 20 percent of his time with his birth family. For some elephants that is as young as nine and for others it is as late as 18 years old.